Dachstein West Overview

Dachstein West offers skiing up to 1620 metres and is known for its great views and hospitality. The pistes are wide and snow-sure with a modern lift system, and are especially suited to beginner and intermediate skiers. The resort has a friendly, family atmosphere and plenty of the famous Austrian charm which brings schools back to the country year on year. Skiing in the low mountain ranges offers protection from the wind, while skiers also enjoy an impressive mountain panorama of the higher nearby mountains. There is no shortage to keep your students entertained in the evenings with swimming, ice skating, climbing wall and pizza night. Well recommended for your next school ski trip to Austria.

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Dachstein West Accommodation


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Capacity: 160

The Luise Wehrenfennig Haus is located in the centre of the village of Bad Goisern, near to the Dachstein West ski area.

Rooms: Multi-bedded rooms, all with en-suite facilities.

Facilities: dining room, common/seminar rooms, safe, open-air ice skating rink behind hotel (subject to charge).

Dachstein West Après Ski

Dachstein West Resort Facts

Resort height 767 m
Highest lift 1620 m
Vertical drop 870 m
Total km of piste 160 km
Total no of ski runs 58
Blue 19
Red 36
Black 3
Total no of lifts 21
Gondolas/cable cars 4
Chair lifts 8
Drag lifts 6
Magic carpets 3
Longest run 4 km
Lift pass covers Gosau, Russbach, Zwieselalm, Annaberg
Glacier No
Snowboarding facilities 4 terrain parks including the professional Snowpark Dachstein West
Snow making Yes – approx 85%
Transfer time by coach 15 hrs
Medical facilities Doctor in resort
Nearest hospital Hospital in Bad Ischl (35 km)